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August 2015 Triangle Theater Calendar

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EDITOR’S NOTE: This is the Triangle Review’s Master Theater Calendar for August 2015. If your productions are not listed in this calendar, please e-mail the SHOW TITLE(S), DATE(S), LOCATION(S), and PRESENTER’S NAME to RobertM748@aol.com, and be sure to e-mail all your news releases and publicity PHOTOS to that address. (Our “snail mail” address is Triangle Theater Review, 1828 Honeysuckle Road #13, Raleigh, NC 27609-6220.)

Aug. 1: The Flying Karamazov Brothers (The Carolina Theatre of Durham). McDowell Preview. Langley Review.

Aug. 1: “Macbeth” (Bare Theatre in the Forest Theatre at UNC-Chapel Hill, presented as part of the “Wherefore: Shakespeare in Raleigh” series). Benrud Review. Keravuori and Galle Review.

Aug. 1: “Thoroughly Modern Millie” (Clayton Youth Theater at The Clayton Center).

Aug. 1, 6-8: “Detroit” (GASP Theatre Co. at Cardinal Gibbons High School in Raleigh).

Aug. 1, 7-8: “Cinderella Jr.” (Stars Theater and Art’s Production Class at the Fuquay-Varina Arts Center in Fuquay-Varina).

Aug. 1-2: “5 Lesbians Eating a Quiche” (Tiny Engine Theatre Company at Common Ground Theatre in Durham). Gephart Review. Vesper and Benrud Review.

Aug. 1-2: “Shrek the Musical, Jr.” (Roxboro Little Theater at the Kirby Cultural Arts Complex in Roxboro).

Aug. 1-2: “The Tempest” (Temple Theatre Shakespeare Intensive at the Depot Park in Sanford).

Aug. 4: “The Green Mermaid” (Carolina Puppet Theatre at the Holly Springs Cultural Center in Holly Springs).

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Aug. 5-9, 12-16: “Sleuth” (Theatre Raleigh’s Hot Summer Nights Series in the Kennedy Theater in Raleigh). Potter Review. Vesper and Benrud Review.

Aug. 6-8: “Shrek the Musical Jr.” (Towne Players Teens and Kids at the Garner Performing Arts Center).

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Aug. 6-9: “Much Ado About Nothing” (One Song Productions at The ArtsCenter in Carrboro). Keravuori and Galle Preview. Keravuori and Galle Review.

Aug. 7, Sept. 4: “Moving Pieces:2” (a traveling, multimedia theater experience) (Seed Art Share, starting at The Trinity House in Raleigh). To read SECOND OPINION about this show, click here.

Aug. 7-9: “Urinetown: The Musical” (North Raleigh Arts and Creative Theater’s C.A.S.T. Camp).

Aug. 7-9, 14-16, 21-23, 28-30; Sept. 4-7: “A Drop in the Bucket: The Big Dreams of Tiny Things” (Paperhand Puppet Intervention in the Forest Theatre at UNC-Chapel Hill).

Aug. 8: No Shame Theatre – Carrboro (No Shame Theatre at The ArtsCenter in Carrboro).

The Durham Performing Arts Center will present "An Evening with Bill Maher: Live Stand-Up Tour" at 8 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 9th

DPAC will present “An Evening with Bill Maher: Live Stand-Up Tour” at 8 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 9th

Aug. 9: “An Evening with Bill Maher: Live Stand-Up Tour” (Durham Performing Arts Center). Keravuori and Galle Review.

Aug. 9: “Garrison Keillor’s ‘A Prairie Home Companion’: The America the Beautiful Tour 2015” (Koka Booth Amphitheatre at Regency Park in Cary).

Aug. 13: “The Lock-In Cabaret” (Phoenix Theatre Company at the Pittsboro Roadhouse & General Store in Pittsboro).

Aug. 13: “Noir at the Bar III” (106 Main in Durham). Vesper and Benrud Review.

Aug. 13-14: Bull City Dignity Project (Hayti Heritage Center in Durham).

Aug. 15: Bull City Dignity Project (The Pinhook in Durham).

Aug. 14: “Jim Gaffigan — Contagious” (Outback Concerts at Koka Booth Amphitheatre at Regency Park in Cary).

Aug. 14-15: “Hairy Tale” (Stars Theater and Art’s Homeschool Stars at the Fuquay-Varina Arts Center in Fuquay-Varina).

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Aug. 14-16: “Crazy for You” (North Carolina Theatre Conservatory in A.J. Fletcher Opera Theater in Raleigh). McDowell Preview. Keravuori and Galle Review.

Aug. 14-16: Disney’sThe Little Mermaid, Jr.” (Temple Musical Theatre Conservatory at the Temple Theatre in Sanford).

Aug. 14-16: “Impossibilities: An Evening of Magic, Mind Reading, & Mayhem,” featuring magical comedian Chris Collins and master mentalist Erik Dobell (Impossibilities at Common Ground Theatre in Durham).

Aug. 15: “The Chuckle and Chortle Comedy Show,” hosted by (The ArtsCenter in Carrboro).

Aug. 15: “Comedy Night: Tony Deyo” (The Cary in Cary).

Aug. 19: “5 Lesbians Eating a Quiche” (Tiny Engine Theatre Company at The Carolina Theatre of Durham, presented as part of the theater’s North Carolina Gay and Lesbian Film Festival). Gephart Review. Vesper and Benrud Review.

Aug. 19: “The Monti StorySLAM — Theme: On the Road,” hosted by Carter Kersh (The Monti at Motorco Music Hall in Durham).

Aug. 20: The Australian Pink Floyd Show, with Led Zeppelin2 (Red Hat Amphitheater in Raleigh).

Aug. 20: “Improv Percolator,” featuring the students of Improv Evolution and Diabolical Fishbank (Greg Phillips and Brian Dukes) and Steven Canoe (Steven Warnock and Anoo Tree Brod) (Common Ground Theatre in Durham).

Aug. 21: “Enchantment Under the Sea! A VaudeVillain Revue Special Event” (VaudeVillain Revue at Motorco Music Hall in Durham).

"Wendy Williams' Sit Down Tour ... Too Real for Stand Up" will play the Durham Performing Arts Center at 8 p.m. Friday, Aug. 21st

“Wendy Williams’ Sit Down Tour … Too Real for Stand Up” will play DPAC at 8 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 21st

Aug. 21: “Wendy Williams’ Sit Down Tour … Too Real for Stand Up” (Durham Performing Arts Center). Langley Review.

Aug. 21-22: “Letting Go: A Journey of Faith” (Jonesboro Heights Baptist Church at the Temple Theatre in Sanford).

Aug. 21-22: “Willy Wonka Jr.” (Stars Theater and Art’s Holly Springs Stars at the Fuquay-Varina Arts Center in Fuquay-Varina).

The Honest Pint Theatre Company and North Raleigh Arts and Creative Theatre production of "Annapurna," directed by Dana Marks, stars David Henderson and Susannah Hough (photo by Alex Maness)

The Honest Pint Theatre Company and North Raleigh Arts and Creative Theatre production of “Annapurna,” directed by Dana Marks, stars David Henderson and Susannah Hough (photo by Alex Maness)

Aug. 21-23, 28-30; Sept. 4-6: “Annapurna” (Honest Pint Theatre Company and North Raleigh Arts and Creative Theater at NRACT). McDowell Preview. Kervavuori and Galle Review. Vesper and Benrud Review.

Aug. 22: “An Afternoon of Broadway: In Concert,” a benefit honoring Richard Davis (Benson Foundation for the Arts in W.J. Barefoot Auditorium in Benson).

Aug. 22: “Former Strangers” (Fatmouth Improv at Common Ground Theatre in Durham).

PlayMakers Repertory Company will present "Uncle Ho to Uncle Sam," co-written and performed by Trieu Tran, on Aug. 26-30 in the Elizabeth Price Kenan Theatre at UNC-Chapel Hill as part of its PRC2 series

PlayMakers Repertory Company will present “Uncle Ho to Uncle Sam,” co-written and performed by Trieu Tran, on Aug. 26-30 in the Elizabeth Price Kenan Theatre at UNC-Chapel Hill as part of its PRC2 series

Aug. 26-30: “Uncle Ho to Uncle Sam,” co-written and performed by Trieu Tran (PlayMakers Repertory Company in the Elizabeth Price Kenan Theatre at UNC-Chapel Hill, presented as part of the PRC2 series). McDowell Preview. Gephart Review. Vesper and Benrud Review.

Aug. 27-29: “Wonderwork” (Common Ground Theatre and Summer Sisters at CGT in Durham).

Aug. 27-30: “Carousel: A Concert,” with the Barton College/Wilson Symphony Orchestra (Theatre Raleigh’s Hot Summer Nights Series in A.J. Fletcher Opera Theater in Raleigh).

Aug. 28-29; Sept. 3-6, 10-13: “Sex, Politics, Religion, and Did We Mention Sex?” (orientation show) (Duke Players in Brody Theater on Duke University’s East Campus in Durham).

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Aug. 28-30; Sept. 3-6, 10-13, 17-20: Monty Python’sSpamalot” (Raleigh Little Theatre in its Cantey V. Sutton Theatre). Langley Review.

Aug. 29: Pietzsch Awards 2015 (Cary Players at The Cary in Cary).

EDITOR’S NOTE:

Robert W. McDowell has written articles for The News & Observer, The Raleigh Times, Spectator Magazine, CVNC, and Triangle Arts and Entertainment, all based in Raleigh. He edits and publishes two FREE weekly e-mail newsletters. Triangle Review provides comprehensive, in-depth coverage of local performing-arts events. (Start your FREE subscription by e-mailing robertm748@aol.com and typing SUBSCRIBE TR in the Subject: line.) McDowell also maintains a FREE list of movie sneak previews. (To subscribe, e-mail robertm748@aol.com and type SUBSCRIBE FFL FREE in the Subject: line.)

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